Davao del Sur — Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWD) announced that there will be a free check-up for children and elderly who suffer from hearing and vision problems. This will be conducted on November 21, 2018 at Tablizo Gym, Capitol Compound, Barangay Matti, Digos City in coordination with UCCP Social Concerns Foundation, Inc.
Check-up is important to detect the problem and find the right treatment. According to National Eye Institute, eye problems include Near-sightedness, Farsightedness, Astigmatism, and Presbyopia. Meanwhile, common ear problems include Infection, Tinnitus and Meniere’s disease that may result to deafness as stated in Medline Plus webpage.
The Provincial Government of Davao del Sur urges the public to avail the free check-up in order to monitor and maintain their well-being. (PIO|Marylie Noran)